High Court Ruling Won't Upend SOX Oversight Board

Law360, New York (June 28, 2010, 6:20 PM EDT) -- While the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday eased restrictions on removing members of an auditing oversight board created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the ruling isn't likely to have a sweeping impact on the watchdog's ability to enforce SOX, securities attorneys say.

The high court's 5-4 decision rejected a constitutional bid to do away with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, sparing an entity created to oversee auditors in the wake of the Enron Corp. scandal.

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